Our Practice

Plastic Surgery Center 

Our Mission:
The mission of Daniel Burnham Court Surgery Center is to provide the highest quality, safe, efficient and cost effective healthcare to patients undergoing interventions and procedures.

Our Vision:
It is the vision of Daniel Burnham Court Surgery Center to provide unparalleled service to our patients, team members, physician and families daring to do things differently, distinguishing us as the healthcare provider of choice.

Our Values:
It shall at all times be the policy of the facility to strive to render services according to the highest medical and ethical standards. The facility, will at all times, demonstrate, train, orient promote and hold employee accountable to the core values of the organization.

We Value:  Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Service and Excellence.

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Albert W. Chow, M.D., and the staff at his San Francisco Surgery Center are dedicated to providing patients with the highest quality treatment.  The safest, most comfortable medical care available. Our commitment to you begins when you make your initial call for information and will continue throughout the duration of your treatment under the care of our cosmetic surgeon and staff.

Dr. Chow has a skilled, experienced staff that works as a team to make your plastic surgery experience as satisfying and successful as possible.  Our front office staff, Laura or Georgina,  are able to answer any questions you might have about any treatments and procedures when you call for a consultation. When you arrive, you will be asked to provide general information about your health including any labs, x-rays and primary care physician's notes for any pre-existing conditions. This information will be useful to evaluate your health, allowing Dr. Chow to customize your treatment around your specific needs and goals.

Following this, you will meet with Dr. Chow in a private consultation room to discuss your goals and discuss your options. He will then conduct an initial examination and take photographs of the areas to be treated. Computer imaging will allow you to preview what might realistically be expected from the surgery, which will help you make a more informed decision before proceeding with any procedure. With your goals in mind, recommendations and expectations are discussed in complete detail, including what to do in preparation for the surgery and what to expect in your recovery.

Following your consultation with Dr. Chow, you will meet, our Operating Room Coordinator, Marcia who will assist you in scheduling your surgery on a day that best fits your schedule. She will go over pre-operative and post-operative instructions with you, as well as the costs involved in your surgery. During this time, she will also discuss any paperwork, consent forms, prescriptions, and other relevant documents.

On the day of your surgery, you will be greeted by a pair of friendly faces who will help to calm your nerves and prepare you for surgery. You will then meet one of our four board certified anesthesiologists, who average 15 years of professional experience. You will also meet Larissa, Dr. Chow's operating room registered nurse. All of the members of Dr. Chow's surgical team are committed to making your plastic surgery experience as safe and comfortable as possible.

Our commitment to you does not end once your surgery is complete. We are dedicated to helping you through the post-operative period as well. We will keep in touch through regular phone calls to make sure all is going as expected and to answer questions that may arise. In addition, we will schedule regular office visits for you until you have recovered fully.

 

Daniel Burnham Court Surgery Center, LLC

 

Conveniently located, on site, within our practice is the Daniel Burnham Court Surgery Center. Our facility is licensed and accredited at national standards by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC) and Medicare, thus making our facility unique in terms of qualified certification. Our Director of Nursing, Larissa, is our ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Certified Registered Nurse. We work with Board Certified Anesthesiologists who have many years of experience in the field of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. We also have Scrub Technician's who have over 30 years of experience in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery. We also offer overnight care with ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Certified Registered Nurses.

 

 

A state and federal government-approved facility elevates the standards for the ultimate in patient care and equipment.

 

Once surgery is complete, patients then relax in an intimate recovery room with one of our ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Certified Registered Nurse by their side, making your post operative experience as comfortable as possible until you are ready to go home.

 

 

 

 

 

Operating Room Staff:

    
Larrisa Wilson, A.C.L.S Registered Nurse              Debra Haub, Operating Room Technical Assistant

 

Board Certified Anesthesiologists:

Director of Anesthesia
Bernard Millman, M.D.
- After attending University of California at Santa Barbara for undergraduate studies, Dr. Millman completed his Doctor of Medicine Degree at University of California at Irvine. Dr. Millman completed his residency in Anesthesiology, followed by an internship at San Francisco's Children's Hospital.  Dr. Millman was an Assistant Professor at Stanford University Medical Center where he taught anesthesia for several years and practiced as an attending Physician. Dr. Millman is a member of several professional societies including: American Society of Anesthesiologists and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) provider through the American Heart Association. Dr. Millman resides in San Francisco, he enjoys traveling and the arts which includes music and literature.  

Randy Gaynor, M.D. -  After graduating from Stanford University receiving his Bachelor of Arts Degree, Dr. Gaynor attended Michigan State University School of Medicine and attained his Doctor of Medicine Degree. Dr. Gaynor completed his General Surgery residency at University of California Medical Center. He then went on to complete his Anesthesia residency as his main focus. Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) certified, Dr. Gaynor provided care as an Emergency Room Physician and now provides Anesthesia services not only to the Daniel Burnham Court Surgery Center, but to several Outpatient Cosmetic Surgery Centers in the Bay Area.

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